CPI Card Group received two Élan awards and five finalist positions at the 2009 ICMA Annual EXPO. The awards recognize the latest advancements and achievements in card design throughout the industry.
Entries were judged on the card’s features and were not identified by company. Delegates attending the Expo selected the People’s Choice Award winners.
CPI’s awards and finalist cards, for five different clients, were in the following categories:
Best Gift & Promotional Card, Winner: Toys Card, manufactured for Walgreens
People’s Choice, Winner (Tie): First Data Go-Tag Sticker, manufactured for First Data
Best Identification Card, Finalist: Guanajuato Driver’s License, manufactured for Latin ID
Unique Innovation, Finalist: VSX Sport Card, manufactured for Limited Brands
Best Secure Financial Card Design, Finalist: Elevate Card, manufactured for Virgin America and Barclaycard US
Best Other Secure Card Design, Finalist: First Data Go-Tag Sticker, manufactured for First Data
People’s Choice, Finalist: Toys Card, manufactured for Walgreens